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Global smartphone sales fall for first time in 4Q17: Gartner
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Global smartphone sales fall for first time in 4Q17: Gartner

February 25th, 2018 | by Louis Teo
All major manufacturers sold fewer smartphones in the quarter, except Chinese phone makers Xiaomi and...
Most users are willing to pay more for 5G: Gartner
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Most users are willing to pay more for 5G: Gartner

August 11th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Three-quarters of end-user organisations are willing to pay more for 5G mobile services, according to a global survey released yesterday by research firm...
Shipments of PCs, tablets and phones to stagnate in 2017: Gartner
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Shipments of PCs, tablets and phones to stagnate in 2017: Gartner

January 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
People may be holding off purchases of PCs, tablets and phones in the new year, as they seek new experiences instead of simply the latest hardware shown off by manufacturers, predicted Gartner this...
Three in 10 wearables abandoned by owners for being not useful: Gartner
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Three in 10 wearables abandoned by owners for being not useful: Gartner

December 8th, 2016 | by Desmond Koh
Three in 10 smartwatch and fitness tracker owners abandon their devices out of boredom, a lack of usefulness, or simply because they stopped working, according to research firm...
Digital businesses risk failure as IT teams struggle to cope: Gartner
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Digital businesses risk failure as IT teams struggle to cope: Gartner

June 7th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Sixty per cent of digital businesses will suffer major service failures by 2020, predicted research firm Gartner...
Gartner: Worldwide IoT spending to grow to US$348 million in 2016
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Gartner: Worldwide IoT spending to grow to US$348 million in 2016

April 25th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Organisations worldwide will spend some US$348 million on Internet of Things setups this year, according to research firm...
Xiaomi woos the West with Mi 5 at Mobile World Congress
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Xiaomi woos the West with Mi 5 at Mobile World Congress

February 24th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The Mi 5 brings what users elsewhere have come to expect - lots of features at a low price, with sleek design thrown in as...
Microsoft, Google dominate nascent cloud e-mail market
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Microsoft, Google dominate nascent cloud e-mail market

February 3rd, 2016 | by Aaron Tan
The two tech giants have carved out their respective markets, with Google being more popular among smaller firms and in unregulated...
Xiaomi, Huawei continue march in smartphone sales
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Xiaomi, Huawei continue march in smartphone sales

December 19th, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
The third quarter of 2014 saw market leader Samsung lose its lead drastically to Chinese smartphone makers Huawei and Xiaomi, according to a report by analyst firm Gartner. Samsung shaved 7.7 percentage points to retain a 24.4...
Mobile ad spending to reach US$18bn in 2014
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Mobile ad spending to reach US$18bn in 2014

January 27th, 2014 | by Jonathan Tan
Mobile advertising budgets worldwide are set for a raise, with IT research firm Gartner forecasting industry spending to reach US$18 billion in 2014, a 37 per cent increase from last year’s estimated US$13.1...
Gartner: more smartphones sold now than “feature” phones
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Gartner: more smartphones sold now than “feature” phones

August 16th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Though not surprising, the figures paint a picture of a fast saturating market, with winners and losers quickly finding their new...
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Revenue from business intelligence software to hit US$132.2 million in Singapore

February 27th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Driven by the growth of the cloud, mobile, social, and information trends, the business intelligence (BI) software sector in Singapore is expected to grow by 8.7 per cent to US$132.2 million this...
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Gartner: mobile phone sales slow, but Samsung and Android stride forward

February 14th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
If there’s still any doubt that the two big phone makers – Apple and Samsung – are the ones making most of the money, the latest figures now show that they together gobbled up 52 per cent of global smartphone...
Gartner: declining PC shipments amid “lukewarm” response to Windows 8
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Gartner: declining PC shipments amid “lukewarm” response to Windows 8

January 18th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
A “lukewarm” response to Microsoft’s Windows 8 has failed to arrest the declining popularity of the PC in 2012, as shipments continued to slip, said research firm Gartner earlier this week. In a report out on...
Apple’s iPhone 4S – in a word: underwhelming
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Apple’s iPhone 4S – in a word: underwhelming

October 5th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Apple is playing catchup and this time, and it's obvious even to non-techie users. It will still sell lots of iPhones 4S phones, but it will not likely haul back the lead that Android-based devices have gained in the past...
Apple to dominate tablet market by year-end despite Android gains
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Apple to dominate tablet market by year-end despite Android gains

September 22nd, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
Apple’s iPad will continue to account for the lion’s share of the tablet market this year, with rival Android devices slowly closing in from behind. According to latest estimates by Gartner, a technology research firm, the...